This detailed and discerning look at the world economy from the IMF notes that global GDP gained steam in 2017, continuing the momentum that started in the middle of 2016. With a weak inflationary environment persisting across the advanced countries, the potential exists for further economic strengthening coming from increased investment, elevated consumer confidence and significant stimulus from the US tax cuts. But risks, as always, accompany the previews for 2018 and 2019. getAbstract recommends this insider’s report to executives, investors and economists.
In this summary, you will learn
How the global economy performed in 2017,
What the growth trajectory looks like in 2018 and beyond, and
What policy objectives officials should pursue to maintain robust growth.
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The International Monetary Fund advises member nations on policy issues and works to promote economic stability and well-being.